Zillow Advice RSS: Question-Discussion-Guide,Buying Process,Charlotte- NC http://www.zillow.com/advice/Charlotte-NC/home-buying-buying-process/question-discussion-guide/ Zillow Advice search results | Zillow Real Estate What monthly income must I have to qualify for a home that the purchase cost is $351,000? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-monthly-income-must-I-have-to-qualify-for-a-home-that-the-purchase-cost-is-351-000/579949/ 4 replies Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:55:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-monthly-income-must-I-have-to-qualify-for-a-home-that-the-purchase-cost-is-351-000/579949/ 2015-03-23T12:55:00Z Typically How much do Home inspections cost http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Typically-How-much-do-Home-inspections-cost/427301/ 54 replies Sun, 01 Jan 2012 02:48:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Typically-How-much-do-Home-inspections-cost/427301/ 2012-01-01T02:48:00Z Typically How much do Home inspections cost http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Typically-How-much-do-Home-inspections-cost/427301/ 55 replies Sun, 01 Jan 2012 02:48:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Typically-How-much-do-Home-inspections-cost/427301/ 2012-01-01T02:48:00Z terrible credit score, 10-15k down payment. is it possible? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/terrible-credit-score-10-15k-down-payment-is-it-possible/547171/ Is owner financing an option? My work history is very stable and I have a good 60k+ income and really need to buy a home. I am a single mother with a 2 yr old and I really want to get him into a home and not let my past screwups cost him a steady house.<br \><br \>4 replies Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:35:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/terrible-credit-score-10-15k-down-payment-is-it-possible/547171/ 2014-06-25T18:35:00Z I am looking to try a buy a home here hopefully soon looking for some advice on the credit part to http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-looking-to-try-a-buy-a-home-here-hopefully-soon-looking-for-some-advice-on-the-credit-part-to/565600/ Get approved for a loan I do have a judgement still on two of the reports but not on the third its for less than 3k not sure if anyone can work with that I am a vet looking for a place in either nc or sc if anyone has any advice please contact me thank you<br \><br \>10 replies Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:04:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-looking-to-try-a-buy-a-home-here-hopefully-soon-looking-for-some-advice-on-the-credit-part-to/565600/ 2014-11-06T12:04:00Z Can anyone explain the North Carolina Due Diligence fee? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-anyone-explain-the-North-Carolina-Due-Diligence-fee/484189/ To me, it seems like a separate earnest deposit that the potential buyer doesn't get back if the deal falls through for any reason, including if&nbsp;the house doesn't pass muster for the loan. I don't see the value to the buyer, but it sure looks like a nice way for the seller to make a little money even if the deal falls through.<br \><br \>24 replies Fri, 22 Mar 2013 13:49:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-anyone-explain-the-North-Carolina-Due-Diligence-fee/484189/ 2013-03-22T13:49:00Z Finding A Home http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Finding-A-Home/530184/ What is the best way to negotiate the purchase price of a home? &nbsp;I have a seller who is not agreeing with our asking price and I really want the home.<br \><br \>5 replies Thu, 27 Feb 2014 14:26:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Finding-A-Home/530184/ 2014-02-27T14:26:00Z What can I do to get more (or better) quotes for my loan request ZR-KRCVDMW? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-can-I-do-to-get-more-or-better-quotes-for-my-loan-request-ZR-KRCVDMW/528536/ i am a student and a mother of 5 as well. i am tired of renting bc i know that eventually i will have to move. it is no problem for me to work and i do have income as of now. please help me with what steps i should take in order to make this reality. thank you,<br/>tabatha<br \><br \>2 replies Sat, 15 Feb 2014 03:10:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-can-I-do-to-get-more-or-better-quotes-for-my-loan-request-ZR-KRCVDMW/528536/ 2014-02-15T03:10:00Z Looking to relocate to Charlotte, NC - Loan advice http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Looking-to-relocate-to-Charlotte-NC-Loan-advice/508242/ I am looking to relocate to Charlotte, North Carolina.&nbsp; I have a steady, well paying job ($43k a year) and am looking to purchase a home around $70,000.&nbsp; My credit score is not so great, around 580.&nbsp; Is it possible to obtain a Mortgage with such a low credit score?<br \><br \>2 replies Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:01:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Looking-to-relocate-to-Charlotte-NC-Loan-advice/508242/ 2013-08-23T14:01:00Z Are there any new homes available in ballantyne ? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Are-there-any-new-homes-available-in-ballantyne/517045/ I see no new homes available in Ballantyne..other than very few in Ardrey Crest. Any new communities coming up in that area?&nbsp;<br/><br/>ps: not looking on Wax (SC) area.<br \><br \>6 replies Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:12:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Are-there-any-new-homes-available-in-ballantyne/517045/ 2013-10-28T20:12:00Z New Construction Sales Rep misquoted us prices http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/New-Construction-Sales-Rep-misquoted-us-prices/498878/ We are in the process of purchasing a new construction home.&nbsp;&nbsp; We've had many discussions with the builder's sales agent over the course of a year in regards to building a home with a specific feature.&nbsp;&nbsp; When we finally made the decision to move forward in the purchase process, we asked for pricing of this feature.&nbsp;&nbsp; We received a quote at a certain price per square foot by the agent.&nbsp; We asked if this number was verified by the agent and the agent informed us that they had indeed verified this figure.&nbsp;&nbsp; When we received the Homeowner Transaction Summary from the builder, the quoted price for the added feature was at a different price than what was offered by the sales agent.&nbsp;&nbsp; <br/><br/>Are we off-base in requesting the builder to&nbsp;honor the offered price, or&nbsp;requesting some level of compensation towards their agent's error?<br \><br \>2 replies Tue, 25 Jun 2013 15:03:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/New-Construction-Sales-Rep-misquoted-us-prices/498878/ 2013-06-25T15:03:00Z Buying a Lennar Home? Extra $5000 OFF, ask me how. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Buying-a-Lennar-Home-Extra-5000-OFF-ask-me-how/374505/ <p>There are many unadvertised specials on new homes.</p><br \><br \>13 replies Wed, 10 Nov 2010 20:32:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Buying-a-Lennar-Home-Extra-5000-OFF-ask-me-how/374505/ 2010-11-10T20:32:00Z I am trying to get a Home Loan and have medical collections.. Please help.. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-trying-to-get-a-Home-Loan-and-have-medical-collections-Please-help/374462/ I am trying to possibly obtain a USDA loan (the property area that i am interested in is eligible and I make the required amount to get one)... My middle score is roughly 690. I do have about $4k of old medical collections on my report.. I was recently denied by New American Mortgage.. Does anyone know of a lender that I can talk to about getting a home loan.. Everything that I have on my credit now is in good standing..thanks for your help :-)<br \><br \>15 replies Wed, 10 Nov 2010 15:37:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-trying-to-get-a-Home-Loan-and-have-medical-collections-Please-help/374462/ 2010-11-10T15:37:00Z appraisal vs. purchase price http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/appraisal-vs-purchase-price/497658/ looking at buying a home that will be owner financed. &nbsp;what is the rule on the appraisal. &nbsp;should it be at, below or higher than the purchase price? &nbsp;&nbsp;<br \><br \>3 replies Tue, 18 Jun 2013 00:27:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/appraisal-vs-purchase-price/497658/ 2013-06-18T00:27:00Z myh brother wants to purchase a home for about 200k http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/myh-brother-wants-to-purchase-a-home-for-about-200k/497645/ He wants to purchase the home i;m renting for 30k as well, he was approved for a 200k loan and wants to know how to buyt his home for about 150 k and the house i am renting &nbsp;for only 30k&nbsp;<br \><br \>1 reply Mon, 17 Jun 2013 23:12:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/myh-brother-wants-to-purchase-a-home-for-about-200k/497645/ 2013-06-17T23:12:00Z what can you use for household income to buy a home http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/what-can-you-use-for-household-income-to-buy-a-home/497302/ I am married but wife had past credit that I will not be able to add her to the home.<br \><br \>1 reply Sat, 15 Jun 2013 20:27:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/what-can-you-use-for-household-income-to-buy-a-home/497302/ 2013-06-15T20:27:00Z Hi I am currently looking for a home. Foreclosed seems to be the cheapest. I am all new to this. Im http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Hi-I-am-currently-looking-for-a-home-Foreclosed-seems-to-be-the-cheapest-I-am-all-new-to-this-Im/496588/ 3 replies Tue, 11 Jun 2013 20:17:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Hi-I-am-currently-looking-for-a-home-Foreclosed-seems-to-be-the-cheapest-I-am-all-new-to-this-Im/496588/ 2013-06-11T20:17:00Z Is there a realtor in Charlotte,NC who can help us??? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-realtor-in-Charlotte-NC-who-can-help-us/494454/ We are currently wanting to know our options and if home buying is possible. My husband has around a 613 credit score and is self-employed. We have about $5000 saved for a down payment. Is there a realtor in the charlotte, nc area who has previously helped self-employed individuals and could give us some help finding a house?<br/><br/>Thanks!!<br \><br \>3 replies Wed, 29 May 2013 18:51:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-realtor-in-Charlotte-NC-who-can-help-us/494454/ 2013-05-29T18:51:00Z Charlotte area AREA # real estate maps available? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Charlotte-area-AREA-real-estate-maps-available/488398/ I am researching moving to the charlotte area, radius of about 20 miles considered. Some of my research sites note "area 10, or other numbers. Can I get maps to show the areas as their signified so I can tell where, too.???? Thanks, yall are always so helpful.<br \><br \>1 reply Wed, 17 Apr 2013 17:31:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Charlotte-area-AREA-real-estate-maps-available/488398/ 2013-04-17T17:31:00Z Need strategy to buy a lower priced home in a sellers mkt - http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Need-strategy-to-buy-a-lower-priced-home-in-a-sellers-mkt-/486894/ Plan on moving to Charlotte area, probably outlying.&nbsp; I am seeking a home, with about an acre, but only have 85K or so. I've been told that investors and people like me have turned that areas market place into a feeding frenzy. ugh. lol.Frequently I see a house&nbsp;I could afford, but the zestimate is much higher, probably meaning there will be a bidding war, which would ruin it for me. &nbsp;How do I improve my chances of securing a home in the country for under 85K ?<br \><br \>6 replies Mon, 08 Apr 2013 16:02:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Need-strategy-to-buy-a-lower-priced-home-in-a-sellers-mkt-/486894/ 2013-04-08T16:02:00Z